If you create all your software documentation in OneNote 2010 and want to export it to Word 2010, for a customer. You will miss a table of contents. You can automatically generate this table of contents during export, by using the OneNote export api, but this post shows you how to do it manually.

 

Result of the OneNote 2010 export to Word 2010:

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Tutorial

 

  • Generate your OneNote 2010 like this:

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  • Apply heading styling to your chapters and paragraphs:

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  • Export OneNote section to Word 2010: File > Save As > Section > Word Document (*.docx) > Save As > Save

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  • Open the document in Word 2010:

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  • Set cursor on the text "Chapter 1", click on Home > Select > Select All Text With Similar Formatting (No Data)

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  • Click on Heading 1 to apply formatting

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  • Do the same for Paragraph 2.2 and 2.2.1
  • Create table of contents: References > Table of Contents

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